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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the power of gratitude giving thanks can do wonders for your mind and body. dr. kim mulvihill explanation how counting your blessings can actually keep you healthy. >>> reporter: halloween may be over, but don't tell these guys. >> i said, yes, wear your halloween costumes. that's fine. >> reporter: wear them again? >> airplane them again. >> reporter: and that makes mom jeanine kovack. >> i'm glad we got out of the house without a lot of tantrums in halloween costumes. >> reporter: her twin boys michael and wagner were born by emergency c-section 15 weeks early. they spent three months in intensive care. but instead of falling apart, kovack began to count her blessings and focus on the positive. >> i newsom of the things that i had to do to get through something traumatic. >> reporter: kovack is a volunteer at uc-berkeley's greater good science center. here researchers study the benefits of feeling gratitude or thankful. >> it really encourages you to think outside of yourself for a moment. >> reporter: research shows individuals who kept a journal and detailed their gratitude were 25%
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
to quit ,,,,,, smoking. dr. kim mulvihill with the hat's sparking a >>> license to smoke. that's a push from one group aimed at getting people to quit smoke. >> dr. kim mulvihill with a radical idea sparking a big debate. >>> reporter: you need a license to drive, get married, even practice medicine. but what if you need a license to smoke? for some, the idea is inflammatory. >> it's horrifying! how dare anybody tell me what i can or can't do to my body? >> reporter: the debate ignited inside a prominent medical journal. >> people would have a smoke card like a credit card. >> reporter: prophecy mon chapman of the university every sydney says we need a new creative radial approach to snuff out tobacco. >> it's crazy to think that we should continue to allow cigarettes, which kill one in two of their users, to be sold anywhere to anyone. >> reporter: all smokers would need to apply for a smart card and pay an annual fee. the card would be encoded with a preset limit of cigarettes chosen by the smoker 1 to 50 a day. the more you choose the higher the fee. >> it's a crazy idea. >> reporter
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
news." ,, what if you could treat your insomnia by listening to yor very own brain? dr. kim mulvihill explains how *soud the key to getting >>> a new discovery in the quest to end sleepless knights. what if you could end insomnia by listening to your own brain? dr. kim mulvihill reports. >> reporter: this taxi driver has a stressful job. >> traffic and people doing everything imaginable they are not supposed to. >> reporter: that led to some sleepless nights and he is not alone. 50% of adults suffer from insomnia. but listen to this. it's the sound of human brainwaves put to musical tones. new research shows how listening to this might fight insomnia. >> when i first learned of this, we have to put it to the test and see if it works. >> reporter: on skype this neurologist says the brain is made up of two hemispheres that work together like parallel processors. but add chronic stress or other persistent trauma and the brain can become unbalanced and stuck leading to insomnia. the goal, get it unstuck. that's where these tones come into play. researchers recruited a small group of indi
Nov 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
area is helping these women with the next step in their lives. dr. kim mulvihill shows us how it works. >>> reporter: linda is married and a mother of three. about a year ago, doctors discovered precancerous cells in one of her breasts. she made a choice. >> decided to go ahead and do a double mastectomy. i didn't want to have to in five years be looking at something from a very scary position. >> reporter: linda knew she wanted breast reconstruction surgery meaning implants. >> i turned to my husband and said, well, do you want these or these? what are we doing? >> reporter: the morgan hill mom had to stretch her skin to make room. most women have to go to the doctor's office to get repeated painful injections of saline but linda had a different option. she joined a clinical trial and used an experimental device that puts the power back into her hands. it's called the air expander. >> a dose is automatically delivered. >> reporter: the experimental device is manufactured in palo alto. >> this device is flattened out and there's an incision made under the pectoral muscle. >> reporter:
Nov 28, 2012 10:00pm PST
in on the action. with lung cancer has inspira unique journey.. from new y, to san francisco. cbs 5's dr. kim mulvihill hs of a lifelong >>> a bay area athlete's battle with lung cancer has inspired a unique journey. >> a lifelong friendship and the spectacular finish and honor of that friendship that's just days away. >> reporter: joe costello was just 22 when she died from lung cancer in 2010. it's how she lived that lives on. >> i do think that last year of jo's life although it was her most difficult and challenging, in many ways it could be the best year of her life. she did so many wonderful, amazing things and lived life to its fullest. >> reporter: best friends since kindergarten in san francisco,. >> i'm using my lungs to run from new york city to san francisco. >> reporter: the 24-year-old harvard grad is spreading a simple message: anyone can get lung cancer, even nonsmokers like jill. >> the reason i'm doing this is for jill is because i have that drive. >> reporter: kelsey took off from times square on july 30th and has spent 4 months on the road. at the wheel, sidney ford who ro
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. so how should we be running? cbs 5's dr. kim mulvihill said think eggs. >> we run for all kinds of reasons. >> i'm getting up there in age so it helps keep me young. >> and in all sorts of ways. >> slow and steady. >> but could it be we're running wrong? >> says who? >> says our aching knees, hips, legs and backs. >> a very large percentage of runners every year get injured. >> specifically 56% of recreational runners and as many as 90% of runners training for a marathon. half of the injuries involve the knee. researchers have come up with a strategy to cut the risk, the idea, run like you are running on eggshells and take lighter and quicker steps. >> your right foot should hit the ground 80-90 times a minute, shortening your stride. >> by increasing the number of steps, that decreases the side length and reduces the impact forces that are generated. >> at the human performance center, using tiny markers and specialized cameras, scientists quantify in 3-d how a runner moves. >> we can reconstruct the skeleton. >> these two skeletons tell the story. on the top a runner with a lo
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
wouldn't want a product with it in it. >> reporter: dr. kim mulvihill cbs 5 healthwatch. >> i'm always looking for something to bring me down. the adrenaline is usually pumping. >> chamomile tea in jellybeans. >> they will figure that out. >>> tell you what's coming down now, rainfall, a lot of rainfall. it depends where you are. very interesting setup. let me show you hi-def doppler. look at san jose. if you are watching in san jose, rain, what rain? you have the santa cruz mountains just down to your south and west and that's putting up a wall in the atmosphere preventing that rain from making it to you. where we do not have that wall, which is the rest of the bay area, it is soggy and very soggy right now in portions of marin county. in a matter of just about two or three minutes, it will be raining a lot more intensely in san rafael and tiburon already seeing some of that heavier rainfall for mill valley. portions of san francisco and the peninsula south to daly city the bayview district getting heavy rainfall and farther north towards saint helenena, santa rosa, healdsburg, you're
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
smoked. dr. kim mulvihill shares the story of a woman who is making a difference. >>> reporter: in 2009, as a senior at cal, jill costello had three goals: graduate, win nationals, and beat cancer. >> it was so surreal. it was so unbelievable. >> reporter: she had stage 4 lung cancer, the type usually found in nonsmokers. the most common type seen in women. >> there are new jersey that you think in the back you your mind could happen and you're trying to guard your child from it. but lung cancer is not something that occurs to anyone. >> reporter: her parents say jill was dealing with cancer but foremost living her life. she got 4.0 average her senior year. she worked with a lung cancer foundation to organize jog for jill, charity runs to help raise awareness and beat lung cancer big time. and she got back to crew. >> she would go from chemo to practice in the rain. >> when she said you need to be tougher here, for her battling for her life, really had a profound effect on the women on the team. >> reporter: the coach said cancer made jill for the better making her focus but never took
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
the disease. dr. kim mulvihill with the story. >>> reporter: cal grad jill costello was just 22 when see died from lung cancer in 2010. but it's how she lived that lives on. >> i do think that last year of jill's life although it was her most difficult and most challenging, you know, in many ways it could be the best year of her life. she did so many wonderful amazing things and truly lived life to its fullest. >> up here. >> reporter: best friends since kindergarten in san francisco, jill costello and kelsey harrison now share another bond. >> i'm using my lungs to run from new york city to san francisco. >> reporter: the 24-year-old harvard grad is spreading a simple message. anyone can get lung cancer. even nonsmokers like jill. >> the reason that i'm doing this is for jill and so i have that drive and i think she is watching out for us and making sure we make it to the end safely. >> reporter: kelsey took off from times square on july 30th and has spent four months on the road. >> go, giants! > >> reporter: at the wheel, sydney ford who road crew with jill at cal. >> that's probably what
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
and women and staying fit and in good health should make a difference. >> it does but as dr. kim mulvihill reports there's a catch. >>> reporter: eating right and exercising are good for a healthy heart. but if you are in great shape, new findings may raise your blood pressure. researchers analyzed five major studies involving nearly 50,000 adults followed for 50 years ago. the results? even if you are doing a good job and staying fit you're not immune to cardiovascular problems. among the fittest adults, one in three will eventually develop heart disease or have a stroke. the good news, if you are healthy your ticker will thank you. you'll live longer and better than your unhealthy friends. up to 14 years longer without heart problems for 45-year- olds, up to 7 years longer if you are 55. but don't expect multivitamins to do your heart any favors. a second report found they don't lower heart disease risk at least in men. >> they didn't affect the rate of having a heart attack or dying from cardiac disease or requiring coronary bypass surgery. >> reporter: too many people may be using diet
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
. kim mulvihill has the exclusive television interview tonight. >>> reporter: more than 30 years ago, scientists identified the signs of a strange new virus in a handful of men in california. that was hiv. in the early days, an infection was a death sentence. millions have died. now one of the world's leading aids experts sees light at the and of the tunnel. >> back in the 1980s, when we were struggling desperately, i never would have imagined that we would have a day when we could say, it is quite feasible that we may be able to end the aids pandemic. >> the actual protection -- >> reporter: dr. anthony fauci spoke today to scientists and researchers and then spoke to me. >> we have the toolkit in our hands to make it happen. >> reporter: he says one way to get rid of hiv for good is to slowly choke it out of existence. 44% of u.s. infections are in 12 cities including san francisco. >> 20% of them do not know that they are infected. >> reporter: a massive federal project is under way that targets these 12 cities. the aggressive push includes testing, counseling an treating high ris
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
to an allergist about which foods are safe for your child. dr. kim mulvihill, cbs 5 healthwatch. tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy, to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or spend $25, and a frozen butterball turkey, just 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. putting major projects, on e al of a bill >>> good evening, i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. putting major projects on the fast track. the goal of a billion-dollar plan in a bay area city. and plastic guns that fire
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
-giving. >>> thanksgiving isn't what it used to be. the pressure to rake in the sales changing holiday tradition. dr. kim mulvihill explains w the discovery is highlightig the need for... of all thin. a flu shot. >>> a new link is discovered between pregnant women and autism. >> we explain how the discovery is highlighting the need for, of all things, a flu shot. >> this woman is pregnant with her first child. she knows it is important to stay healthy for herself and her unborn baby. >> i do everything that i can not to get sick. i wash my hands a lot. i use hand sanitizer and got the flu shot. >> every flu season pregnant women are encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu. >> we know pregnant women are more sensitive to viral infections. >> reporter: so now there is another reason to get a flu shot. a new study suggest that children of mothers who contract the flu or have a long fever while pregnant may have an increased risk of autism. in a research, kids had twice the amount of autumn if the mom reported being sick. having a fever would triple the risk. >> common sense would be that it wouldn't be
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
women and autism. dr. kim mulvihill explains how the discovery is highlighting the need for a flu shot. >> reporter: lopez is pregnant with her first child. she knows it is important to stay healthy for herself and her unborn baby. >> i do everything that i can not to get sick. i wash my hands a lot, i use hand sanitizer, i got the flu shot. >> it will be a pinch. >> every flu season pregnant women are encouraged to get vaccined against the flu. >> we know pregnant women are more sensitive to viral infections and complications of viral infections. >> reporter: well now there is another reason to get a flu shot. a new study suggested mothers of children who had the flu or a prolonged fever while pregnant may have an increased risk of developing autism. researchers looked at 100,000 danish children and found kids had twice the chance of autism if their mom reported having the flu and a fever was associated with triple the risk. >> common sense would be it wouldn't be good for the baby to be exposed to high temperature or a virus in your bloodstream. >> reporter: but the risk is very low.
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
: dr. kim mulvihill, cbs 5. >> i think her son agrees with that. now, granted, it goes without saying we do drink a lot of those nutritious foods in gravy, cream, salt, sugar and butter but it helps to take a nice walk after dinner so try that. >> or in your case maybe a three-mile run. >> i think so. >> you like to eat a little bit. >> i'm going to get in trouble for that! >>> mystery solved for the 49er fans apparently. >> who was tapped to be starting quarterback in the team's next game against the saints? and some say the decision is not health related. >> and what is cool about your school? submit your nomination at our website, and we may feature school on our morning program. so take a look at that and we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ girl ] dear santa... ♪ dear santa, i want a ballerina tutu, a pink bike, a unicorn night-light... [ female announcer ] this year, bring their wish list to life. [ girl ] ...princess doll, markers... >> looking like no rain today, lots of sunshine, 60s on this thanksgiving. we'll have more on your weather coming up. >> an
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
idea. >> makes sense. >> reporter: dr. kim mulvihill cbs 5. >> my banana split cake i made last night? 2,000 calories. >> my parents say if you bring a calculator to the thanksgiving day table you're out! >>> 6:52. the holiday shopping rush happening now. the bay area shoppers who just missed some mighty big deals. >> and prepping turkey plus all the fixings for a bay area tradition. the volunteers ready to serve thousands of thanksgiving meals this morning. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- you can stay in and share something... ♪ ♪ ...or you can get out there with your friends and actually share something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. offering some of our best values of the year. get 36 months interest-free financing through thanksgiving weekend at sleep train, and save $400, $500, up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic. plus, free same day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old se
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